Levin College of Law

Our reputation

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas answers questions from law students at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. From left are UF Law students Lauren Humphries, David R. Maass, Eric Netcher and Zack Smith. Thomas appeared at the law school as part of the 2012 Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Lecture Series.

The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s has a well-earned reputation as the best law school in Florida and a swiftly rising force on the national scene.

Rankings and recognition

  • No. 1 law school in Florida, No. 19 among public schools and tied for 41 overall.
    U.S. News & World Report
  • Tax Program is ranked No. 1 among public law schools and No. 3 among all law schools.
    U.S. News & World Report
  • The highest reputational scores in Florida.
    U.S. News & World Report
  • No. 5 Best Online Law School.
    College Choice
  • 2017 Military Friendly Schools Designation.
    –Military Friendly
  • No. 3 most affordable law school in the country, No. 1 in Florida.
    National Jurist
  • No. 5 law school in the nation for networking opportunities.
  • No. 12 in the nation for graduates employed in full-time, long-term legal jobs or pursuing graduate degrees
    — American Bar Association Employment Summary Report
  • 15th among law schools nationwide with improved graduate employment rates.
    Prelaw magazine
  • No. 4 among public schools and No. 8 overall for the number of degrees granted to sitting federal judges as of 2015.
    –Federal Judicial Center data
  • No. 23 for the most alumni promoted to partner in the nation’s 100 largest law firms.
    TaxProf Blog
  • No. 5 Family Law Program in the nation.
    Law Street Media
  • No. 4 in Real Estate Law.
    Law Street Media
  • Among the top criminal law programs.
  • PreLaw magazine